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King, Henry 1886-1982

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Most widely held works by Henry King
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

93 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy
Twelve O'clock High by Henry King( Visual )

81 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commander of a U.S. bomber unit in Britain during World War II begins to crack under the strain
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

204 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette by Henry King( Visual )

58 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until a miracle changes their minds, church and state officials persecute a simple, ingenuous peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary
Love is a many-splendored thing by Henry King( Visual )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
The sun also rises by Henry King( Visual )

27 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander's Ragtime Band and ingenue Stella Kirby are forced to team up when an audition mix-up lands them a job together. Though Stella and band leader Alexander lock horns, they put their differences aside at the urging of Charlie Dwyer, a band member who is romancing Stella. But Charlie's truce backfires when Alexander and Stella fall in love, triggering a nearly 30-year rivalry for her affection
Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate Morgan is pardoned and made the new governor of Jamaica on one condition - he must stop his fellow pirates from doing their criminal actions
Tol'able David by Henry King( Visual )

34 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-knit family in an idyllic West Virginia community is terrorized by three outlaw relatives
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Ringo, the deadliest shot in the West, has decided to end his killing days, but is constantly pursued by young gunners determined to shoot the great man. He returns to Cayenne, hoping to resume a life with his estranged wife. But with more young gunslingers aiming for him, he has to put his fate in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit buddy
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diffley has compiled a fascinating collection of periodical fiction published during the Civil War and Reconstruction. All of the stories are set during the war except Samuel Clemens' piece, which appeared in Atlantic Monthly and focused on the war's aftermath. Each story is briefly introduced and framed within the war. The majority of selections come from 19th-century literary periodicals published in the North, South, and West. They are uniformly strong and demonstrate how intertwined the home and war fronts were
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with Bathsheba, a married woman, and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
Jesse James by Henry King( Visual )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the most infamous bandit in the history of the West. Jesse James is the bold bandit whose name became synonymous with train hold-ups, daylight bank heists and every other daredevil crime associated with the lawless West of the 1800s
In old Chicago by Henry King( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, pioneer settlers whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in bustling Chicago. After Jack (Don Ameche) gets elected mayor with the help of his popular brother Dion (Tyrone Power), the two lock horns over the future of Chicago's slums. Using his cabaret singer wife (Alice Faye) as a pawn in their dispute, Dion accelerates their intense rivalry as the whole town takes sides. It is not until a massive fire wipes out all of old Chicago that the O'Learys' lives are changed forever
The bravados by Henry King( Visual )

33 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expert tracker and gunman Jim Douglas heads a posse to track down four escaped convicts who raped and murdered his wife
Captain from Castile( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to flee his home during the Spanish Inquisition, nobleman Pedro De Vargas escapes with a beautiful peasant girl and joins Cortez on his dangerous expedition to conquer Mexico
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
A Yank in the R.A.F.( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky American flier joins the RAF to be near the woman he loves, a London-based singer
Wilson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson's career is traced from his tenure as Princeton University president and governor of New Jersey through his successful campaign and years at the White House
Samuel Shellabarger's prince of foxes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cesare Borgia and his treacherous sister Lucrezia have plans to conquer central Italy. They sends Andrea Zoppo, an accomplished commoner and Lucrezia's lover on a mission to take over Citta del Monte, ruled by Count Marc Antonio Verano. But he meets Camilla, the young wife of the count, and things change
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876
Alternative Names
Henry King Amerikaans filmregisseur

Henry King director de cine estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estatunidenc

Henry King réalisateur américain

Henry King regista, attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Henry King regizor de film american

Henry King reżyser amerykański

Henry King US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

King, Henry

Генрі Кінг

Кинг, Генри

Хенри Кинг

הנרי קינג

הנרי קינג במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

هنري كينغ مخرج أفلام أمريكي

هنری کینگ کارگردان آمریکایی

هنری کینگ (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

킹, 헨리 1886-1982

キング, ヘンリー



Ernest Hemingway's The snows of KilimanjaroFranz Werfel's The song of BernadetteTo live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876